SIFC Meeting: CM Gandapur voices KP's concerns in meeting with Army Chief

09:11 AM | 26 May, 2024
SIFC Meeting: CM Gandapur voices KP's concerns in meeting with Army Chief

ISLAMABAD – Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister Ali Amin Gandapur reaffirmed his commitment to securing the share of KP resources during a meeting of the Special Investment Facilitation Council (SIFC) in Islamabad.

CM Gandapur also sheds light in his interaction with Army Chief Gen Asim Munir during Special Investment Facilitation Council meeting. He reiterated stance of not compromising on KP's share of resources during his meeting with top general.

He also confirmed his opposition to the imposition of taxes on FATA and PATA regions, urging the federal government to avoid further taxation, a proposal which he claimed was accepted by the federal government.

Sharing his views on the issue of load shedding, Gandapur informed the federal government about the province's concerns.

He further mentioned KP's outstanding dues, which he described as compulsions rather than theft, emphasising his commitment to providing relief to the province's people. He called on the federal government to release the province's funds promptly.

Gandapur urged federal government to avoid further taxation, a proposal which was reportedly accepted.

Federal Minister of Information Atta Tarar mentioned that the meeting conveyed a message of consensus, with Gandapur assuring full cooperation.

Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif chaired meeting to facilitate investment announcements from the UAE and Saudi Arabia through the SIFC. The council expressed satisfaction with recent investment initiatives, emphasizing Pakistan's need for foreign inflows. 

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk


US Dollar, Euro, Dirham, Pound, Riyal Rate in Pakistan Today - Currency Rates 23 July 2024

Pakistani currency rates against US Dollar and other currencies on July 23, 2024 (Tuesday) in open market.

USD to PKR Rate Today

US dollar was being quoted at 279.25 for buying and 280.70 for selling. Euro's buying rate remains stable at 354.5 and selling rate is 358.35.

British Pound rate is 354.75 for buying, and 358.25 for selling. UAE Dirham AED was at 76.4 and Saudi Riyal lowered to 73.60.

Currency Rates Today

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 279.15 280.85
Euro EUR 301.25 303.25
UK Pound Sterling GBP 354.75 358.25
U.A.E Dirham AED 76.40 77.15
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.60 74.32
Australian Dollar AUD 184.75 186.55
Bahrain Dinar BHD 741.15 749.15
Canadian Dollar CAD 203.50 205.50
China Yuan CNY 38.35 38.75
Danish Krone DKK 40.05 40.45
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.70 36.05
Indian Rupee INR 36.05 36.05
Japanese Yen JPY 1.91 1.99
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 908.25 917.35
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.95 59.75
New Zealand Dollar NZD 169.24 171.24
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.04 26.34
Omani Riyal OMR 722.87 730.89
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.39 77.09
Singapore Dollar SGD 202.00 204.00
Swedish Korona SEK 26.40 26.70
Swiss Franc CHF 309.05 311.55
Thai Bhat THB 7.50 7.65


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